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Old 02-05-2009, 02:47 AM   #1
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Im about to buy an ati 4870 and was wondering if it will fit because its dual slot and im not sure if it will because the pci slot will get in the way?

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Old 02-05-2009, 02:53 AM   #2
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Im about to buy an ati 4870 and was wondering if it will fit because its dual slot and im not sure if it will because the pci slot will get in the way?

here's my motherboard:

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as long as you don't have 3 PCI devices installed you're okay, just leave that first PCI slot (the one next to the PCI-E slot) empty...
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:03 AM   #3
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cool thanks for the reply
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Old 02-05-2009, 10:08 AM   #4
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The slot won't get in the way unless you have something in it, you will just have an unusable pci slot, thats all. A waste in my opinion.

And btw, I would be checking to make sure the card will have clearance by the ram slots on the motherboard....It's a pretty long card and that is a micro atx motherboard.
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and i would make sure your Case will fit the card too.
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Old 02-07-2009, 09:12 PM   #6
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well i fitted the graphics card today and had no problem with it.

My last question is how do i have different resolutions on each of my monitors?

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You'll have to go into the ATI control panel and setup each monitor.
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